Emergency Communications Response Vehicle
workstations provide the ability to coordinate communications using both
amateur radio and public-safety radio systems.
first two operating positions consist of Kenwood TM-742A amateur VHF/UHF
transceivers, Vertex Standard VX-4000 public-safety radios, and Motorola 800
MHz public-safety radios.
third operating position (for HF, packet, APRS, and visual communications)
consists of a Yaesu FT-100D amateur HF/VHF/UHF transceiver, a Kenwood
TM-D700A amateur 144/440 MHz dual-band transceiver, a Kenwood VC-H1 visual
communicator, and three video monitors. It can send and receive amateur and slow-scan
vehicle has two cellular phones, a telephone switch, computer network with
printer, and an on-board generator for emergency power.
dimensions of this vehicle are:
vehicle does not have four-wheel drive and is not intended for off-road use.
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